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Tag Archive for ‘Love God’

Friday 25 August

Ruth 1:1, 3-6, 14-16, 22; Psalm 146; Matthew 22:35-40 These two commandments Love God, love neighbour. That’s all. Just two commandments and heaven’s gates open wide. Easy as! But, these two encompass the whole of life, and every relationship, and they never sleep! So often, what appears easy requires very hard work. Dear God, your […]

Wednesday 5 August

Numbers 13:1-2, 25-14:1,26-29,34-35; Ps 106; Matthew 15:21-28 Love God with your whole heart There is no point in pretending to love God. He wants us to be honest – to make the words we speak match up with our sincere obedience to his commandments. He wants us to be discerning so we can choose between […]

Sunday 26 October

THIRTHIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Exodus 22:20-26; Ps 18; 1 Thessalonians 1:5-10; Matthew 22:34-40 Love God and love others We are ‘servants of the real living God’. Our loving and serving God is evident in our loving service of God’s people. The Gospel reading today makes it clear: we are to love God and to […]

Wednesday 26 March

Deuteronomy 4:1, 5-9, Ps 147B, Matthew 5:17-19 Love God’s law Jesus’ respect for Jewish law is obvious – he reveres his Father and his Father’s name, keeps the Sabbath holy, respects his parents and while merciful with sinners, is insistent that we protect life and are honest in our personal and public lives. Nonetheless, he […]

Tuesday 28 May

Ecclesiasticus 35:1-12, Ps 50, Mark 10:28-31 Love God with all your heart God’s unconditional goodness and love is expressed over and over again in our lives. He is with us always, helping, providing and blessing us with opportunities to come to know and love him. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God as […]

Friday 16 March

Hosea 14:2-10, Ps. 81, Mark 12:28-34 You are not far from God’s kingdom. The ‘kiss’ principle asks us to keep it simple. Love God. Love your neighbour. Love yourself. This can only happen if we do three simple, difficult things. Pray and put ourselves intentionally in the presence of God every day. Reach out and […]